Explore La Floresta, Guápulo Alto, Mariscal, Alameda Park and much, much more!
9.00am – Ochoymedio, La Floresta
We start from the iconic Ochoymedio Arthouse Cinema. We take a look at the amazing street art around La Floresta as well as tell you about some of the artists who painted them. We also taste some pretty awesome chocolate.
10.00am – La Floresta and visit a great lookout and hang out with some of the locals. This is a really interesting and not very frequented part of Quito. It’s definitely a hidden gem!
11.00am – La Mariscal, El Ejido We visit some interesting parks, get to see the local culture as well as the hub of activity that is the Mariscal area, and visit a special handicrafts market (one where you can meet the actual artisans who make their products). We also visit an iconic fruit and veggie market, showing you how the ‘real people’ live, shop and eat.
12.00pm – Alameda Park and local life We visit the oldest park in Quito (and in Ecuador) giving you some fascinating historical insights. You will see the oldest astronomical observatory in Ecuador. Some other interesting places await you too!1
12.30-1.00pm – Return to La Floresta Making our way past an impressive 50-metre tall mural, we finish our tour at La Cleta Bici Cafe located in La Floresta, only a block from where we started. Upon arrival, the café will give you a FREE drink and a snack, as well as offer you 10% off all food!
Tour Starting Point:
Cnr Valladolid N24-353 & Vizcaya